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Archive: Workers’ Compensation

How Social Media Can Affect your Worker’s Compensation Benefits in Florida

Workers Comp Lawyers in Clearwater

Some of the leading causes of personal injuries suffered in Florida are work-related accidents. Whether it’s electrocution on a construction job or a trip-and-fall in the lunchroom, there is no limit to the type of personal injuries you can suffer…

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How Fatalities Happen at Work

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On-the-job injuries and fatalities can occur in virtually every work setting – including a seemingly safe office environment. In fact, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration,1 approximately 4,405 employees in the United States were killed on the job…

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Top 3 Actions To Take After A Work Accident

Workers Comp Lawyers in Florida

1.Report the accident to a manager or supervisor. Even if the accident seems insignificant, report it. Even if you’re not experiencing any pain or discomfort, report it. This is an important directive to follow in general. One that can be…

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What About My Lost Wages?

Workers Compensation Lawyers in Clearwater

One of the most commonly miscalculated and continuing issues with worker’s compensation claims is the receipt of what are called indemnity benefits. In representing those injured on the job, absolutely every effort must be made to ensure the injured employee…

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Workers’ Compensation Benefits Explained

Workers Compensation Lawyers in Florida

Most people don’t think much about protection from an injury sustained on the job until it happens to them. Thankfully, the US Department of Labor requires employers over a certain size to pay for workers’ compensation insurance. This ensures that the employees…

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The Gray Areas of Workers’ Compensation

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If you are injured at work, you will more than likely be covered by Florida’s workers’ compensation. Workers’ Comp, as it sometimes shortened, is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured…

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Risks Associated With Treating Through Private Health Insurance For Work Related Injuries

With few exceptions, injuries or conditions that happen at work will result in your ability to file a worker’s compensation claim. By state law, you are entitled to these benefits. They cover injury, illness, or any medical condition caused directly…

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Helpful Habits To Protect Your Work Comp Benefits

When you are injured on the job, or even if you work a job with a high potential for injury, it is helpful to research helpful tips and advice. It may also be helpful to read about some of the…

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Top Five Mistakes Made After a Job Injury

Injuries while on the job or at work happen all the time. Many people do not prepare for such thing, which is understandable, but this can lead to mistakes. When someone suffers a job injury, they need to know what…

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Reality vs. Intent: Florida’s Work Comp System

The Florida legislature enacted Florida Statute Chapter 440 [1] with the specific intent noted in §440.015 [2]. “It is the intent of the Legislature that the Workers’ Compensation Law be interpreted so as to assure the quick and efficient delivery…

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